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The death of well-known Florida jeweler Mark Levinson and the closing of a store that helped many designers launch their careers were the top stories on National Jeweler last week.
Chris Cullen appointed CEO of Lagos
Chris Cullen has been promoted to CEO of Lagos while founder Steven Lagos, who has run the company since 1977, will focus on being chairman and creative director.
WJA announces In the Know lineup
Consumer trends, the bridal industry and leadership are among the topics that will be covered at the organization’s annual conference next month.
Salma Hayek poses for Pomellato
Italian fine jewelry brand Pomellato has named Academy Award-nominated actress Salma Hayek as the face of the brand, featuring her at the center of its newest ad campaign.
The ‘cash for gold trend’ reverses
Consumers are loving gold once again, with the U.S. recording its best fourth quarter for jewelry demand since 2009 and “distress selling” on the decline.
Desire to save tax refunds hits 12-year high
Nearly half of all Americans who expect to receive a tax refund this year will put that money into savings instead of spending it, the National Retail Federation said.